Veteran broadcast journalist, Charles Osei Asibey affectionately called ‘The Barrister’ has declared his intentions to contest for the Ghana Olympic Committee presidential seat.
This comes after the Ghana Olympic Committee at its Executive Board meeting fixed February 19 and March 10, 2021 for its Extra Ordinary Congress and Elective Congress respectively.
The meeting held on Tuesday, February 4, 2021 also saw the roadmap for the elective Congress agreed.
“Once the roadmap is approved by Congress, you cannot rule me out”, he said.
“I will outline my vision when congress approves the road map but I pray the incumbent to respect election rules and not take advantage of incumbency”, he cautioned…
He was elected General Secretary of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) in October 2019.
In November 2019, Osei Asibey was honoured as best Sports Administrator in United States of America by 3G Media as the Best Sports Administrator for 2019..
In July 2018 the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee Ben Nunoo Mensah commended Osei Asibey as leader of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation on his efforts to make the sport popular in Ghana.
Ghana President, Nana Akufo-Addo also commended Charles Osei Asibey for his contribution to sports development during his victory speech after winning the 2016 general elections in Ghana.